Chronic Heart Failure
Publisher: Royal College of Physicians 2003
Number of pages: 157
This guideline offers best practice advice on the care of adult patients (aged 18 years or older) who have symptoms or a diagnosis of chronic heart failure. It aims to define the most effective combination of symptoms, signs and investigations required to establish a diagnosis of heart failure, and those which will influence therapy or provide important prognostic information.
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